Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Allomengea  Strand, 1912   3 species

Allomengea scopigera  (Grube, 1859)

Description

Paracymbium with sickle-shaped, pointed process. Epigyne distinctly longer than wide and elongated far beyond epigastric furrow. Prosoma reddish yellow, margin darker. Sternum reddish, with darker margin. Legs orange-brown. Opisthosoma dark grey-black.

Body length male: 4-4.4 mm
Body length female: 4.5-5 mm
Additional information

In very swampy localities

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Sibiria to Far East), Central Asia, Mongolia
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
16-08-2016 Image insert
24-04-2015 Distribution update Old value
22-08-2014 Image insert
30-04-2013 Image insert